Granville Island Turkey TrotAnnual Thanksgiving Tradition
The Granville Island Turkey Trot is a hallmark event for Granville Island and the Vancouver running community. The annual event brings together runners in a celebration of Thanksgiving, demonstrating our community of running, our gratitude for the sport, and our commitment to supporting others. This scenic and fast 10KM race starts at Granville Island and loops over the Burrard Bridge to the Seawall, before turning at Science World and heading back along the Seawall to the energetic Finish Line on Granville Island. The Virtual Race runs October 1-15, and the 10KM in-person race is scheduled for Thanksgiving Monday. This event continues to support charity as runners may also donate and fundrase for local Food Banks. Join in! Run & Give.
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This scenic and fast 10KM race starts at Granville Island and loops over the Burrard Bridge to the Seawall, before turning at Science World and heading back along the Seawall to the energetic Finish Line on Granville Island. For the Virtual Race, you’re asked to please find your own pedestrian friendly route. The 10KM In-Person race runs annually on Thanksgiving Monday.
Run, walk or stroll. Join the 10KM, 5KM or Kids Run.
PACKAGE PICKUP : Rackets & Runners
Your race kit includes lots of bonuses so be sure to grab your kit at Package Pickup.
Package Pickup dates and location TBA are subject to change.
VIRTUAL RACE : October 1-15
You may run your Virtual Race anytime between October 1-15 and upload your results during this time frame. Choose a 5KM and/or 10KM virtual race. Those who run the 5KM virtual race and 10KM event will earn a bonus medal.
IN-PERSON : Thanksgiving Monday
The Granville Island Turkey Trot 10KM in-person race is annually held on Thanksgiving Monday with a start time of 8:30am. Please arrive early. On race day, there is no vehicle access to Granville Island from 8am-9:30am. Free parking on Thanksgiving Monday is available on Granville Island until 1pm.
- RUNVAN® Socks
- Measured and marked courses if In-Person
- Race Bib with Timing Chip if In-Person
- Race Medal included with the 10KM In-Person Race
- Combo Medal if you run 10KM, plus 5KM Virtually
- RUNVAN® toque with the 10KM + 5KM Combo
- $25 off at Rackets & Runners (min. $75 spend)
- Stanley Park Beer (in-person pickup only, if of age)
- Bonus products from our partners
- Options to donate or fundraise for charity
- Ability to add or skip medals with the Virtual Race
- Race Results, leaderboards, and more